essential. privacy versus security. we face an enemy which is overseas and here in our own country. it is an enemy which is willing to carry out attacks in our own country. during the cold war, the soviets would not do that. of course, since the enemy is it asymmetric, it is not easy for us to respond, blow up a country if we are attacked in times
square. not infringe on civil liberties. on surveillance, no american is having his phone calls or e- mails looked at by the nsa
. what they do is collect metadata. 2 phone number of calls made, time and date. all that information is stored. let's put that in the context of what is happening today.